Three small group meeting rooms on the second floor and two multipurpose rooms on the
third floor are available for collaborative study.
Reference Reading Room
Reference Reading Room and Mezzanine
(Lower Level & First Floor)
The Reference Reading Room on the lower level, below a beautiful Mezzanine (1090),
expansive windows and refurbished light fixtures from Speer Library, is a popular study
space with soft and table seating.
The Alumni/ae Room on the second floor (2036) is another open study space available to
alums and the rest of the Seminary community.
Study table in the South Gallery
South Gallery and Korean Mission Room
The largest open public space in the building, the South Gallery on the second floor
offers a variety of desks and soft seating options. It also affords a spectacular view across Mercer Street to the Seminary's
main campus as well as ample window seating, perfect for reading and reflection. The
Korean Mission Room, dedicated to the longstanding relationship between our Seminary and
the Christians of Korea, is also available for open study and reading.
The Scholar Commons on the third floor (3028) currently serves as a public reading
space, with soft and table seating available for quiet study.
Café, Concourse, and Atrium
(First Floor & Lower
On the first floor, the café (1020) serves as an informal gathering spot for the PTS
community, with windows looking out on Mercer Street, vending machines (including a
self-service coffee machine), and café style seating (including benches crafted from the
trees felled during construction). The Concourse on this floor offers ample soft and
table seating, while on the lower level, the Iain R. Torrance Atrium (0001) provides
additional soft and table seating and is a quiet area for study when not in use for
library and other events.
Building Guide View/Download image
For more information about locations in the library, please see Maps and
Directions. Library hours are available here.
Princeton Theological Seminary Library Code of Conduct
All those who use the library and those who work in it as a place of employment share
responsibility for creating and maintaining a healthy and safe environment conducive to
the library as a place of welcome, meeting, study, and reflection. As such, we honor